Attachment Theory in Action with Karen Doyle Buckwalter
Phyllis Cohen: The Building Blocks Program for Therapists - Part 1

Phyllis Cohen: The Building Blocks Program for Therapists - Part 1

August 13, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Karen Buckwalter welcomes Phyllis Cohen,Founder and Director of the New York Institute for Psychotherapy Training in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence, for part one of their discussion on Cohen's Building Blocks program for therapists. Part two will be released on Tuesday, August 20th.

Dr. Cohen has developed the Building Blocks Program where she teaches and supervises therapists who work dyadically with birth mothers and young children in foster care at an agency in NYC. She has also been a volunteer doing assessments and writing affidavits in the Immigration and Asylum Seeker Project at NYU.

Dr. Cohen is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU, and is in private practice in Brooklyn, New York.

Mary Koloroutis on the Impact Attachment Theory Has on Healthcare: Part 2

Mary Koloroutis on the Impact Attachment Theory Has on Healthcare: Part 2

August 6, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Karen Buckwalter welcomes Mary Koloroutis, CEO of Creative Healthcare Management and Board Member of The Knowledge Center, for part two of their discussion on the impact Attachment Theory can and does have on healthcare.

Mary has spent more than four decades advancing relationship-based cultures in health care organizations. She partners with clients to identify and maximize the strengths and capacities of teams and whole systems. The results speak for themselves: measurable improvement including widespread alignment with core values and principles.

Mary has been instrumental in the creation of numerous highly successful programs, including Re-Igniting the Spirit of Caring, adopted by leading health care systems worldwide. She is a co-creator, author, and editor of the Relationship-Based Care series of books and workshops. Her belief in the importance of patient-clinician attunement led to the development of the See Me as a Person workshop and book co-created with psychologist Michael Trout. Most recently, Mary is a contributing author and co-editor of Advancing Relationship-Based Cultures.

Mary Koloroutis on the Impact Attachment Theory on Healthcare: Part 1

Mary Koloroutis on the Impact Attachment Theory on Healthcare: Part 1

July 30, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Karen Buckwalter welcomes Mary Koloroutis, CEO of Creative Healthcare Management and Board Member of The Knowledge Center to discuss the impact Attachment Theory can and does have on healthcare.

Mary has spent more than four decades advancing relationship-based cultures in health care organizations. She partners with clients to identify and maximize the strengths and capacities of teams and whole systems. The results speak for themselves: measurable improvement including widespread alignment with core values and principles.

Mary has been instrumental in the creation of numerous highly successful programs, including Re-Igniting the Spirit of Caring, adopted by leading health care systems worldwide. She is a co-creator, author, and editor of the Relationship-Based Care series of books and workshops. Her belief in the importance of patient-clinician attunement led to the development of the See Me as a Person workshop and book co-created with psychologist Michael Trout. Most recently, Mary is a contributing author and co-editor of Advancing Relationship-Based Cultures.

David Wallin on the Necessity of the Therapist’s Self-Revelation: Part 2

David Wallin on the Necessity of the Therapist’s Self-Revelation: Part 2

July 23, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Karen Buckwalter welcomes Dr. David Wallin for part two of their conversation on attachment in psychotherapy, the importance and necessity of the therapist's self-revelation, and the impact on the therapist's own psychology.

David Wallin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Albany, California.  A magna cum laudegraduate of Harvard who received his doctorate from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, he has been practicing, teaching, and writing about psychotherapy for more than three decades. Attachment in Psychotherapy, his most recent book,is presently being translated into a dozen languages. He is also the co-author (with Stephen Goldbart) of Mapping the Terrain of the Heart: Passion, Tenderness, and the Capacity to Love.  He has lectured on attachment and psychotherapy in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, and throughout the United States. For further information, please visit www.attachmentinpsychotherapy.com

David Wallin on the Necessity of the Therapist’s Self-Revelation: Part 1

David Wallin on the Necessity of the Therapist’s Self-Revelation: Part 1

July 16, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Karen Buckwalter welcomes Dr. David Wallin for part one of their conversation on attachment in psychotherapy, the importance and necessity of the therapist's self-revelation, and the impact on the therapist's own psychology. Part two will be released Tuesday July 23rd at noon, EDT.

David Wallin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Albany, California.  A magna cum laudegraduate of Harvard who received his doctorate from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, he has been practicing, teaching, and writing about psychotherapy for more than three decades. Attachment in Psychotherapy, his most recent book,is presently being translated into a dozen languages. He is also the co-author (with Stephen Goldbart) of Mapping the Terrain of the Heart: Passion, Tenderness, and the Capacity to Love.  He has lectured on attachment and psychotherapy in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, and throughout the United States. For further information, please visit www.attachmentinpsychotherapy.com

Dr. Marni Feuerman - How Our Attachment History Impacts Our Partner Choices: Part 2

Dr. Marni Feuerman - How Our Attachment History Impacts Our Partner Choices: Part 2

July 9, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, host Karen Buckwalter welcomes Dr. Marni Feuerman conclude their conversation on how our attachment past informs our current romantic lives, the topic of her new book, Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships. 

Dr. Marni Feuerman is a licensed clinical social worker and licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in South Florida. She holds a master’s degree in social work and a doctorate in psychology. She is both a certified emotionally focused couples therapist and discernment counselor.  She is a nationally recognized relationship and marriage expert with an array of media contributions appearing on Time, HuffPo, Bustle, Reader's Digest, and many others. As a freelance writer, Dr. Marni has numerous syndicated articles appearing on HuffPo, The Gottman Institute, Dr. Oz's ShareCare, and YourTango.com. She is the former marriage expert for About.com and has over one hundred articles on their family of websites. Dr. Marni wrote her debut self-help book titled, Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships available on Amazon and everywhere books are sold. Ghosted and Breadcrumbed is an insightful book full of solutions to help women break free from painful and repetitive patterns in dating and relationships.

Dr. Marni Feuerman - How Our Attachment History Impacts Our Partner Choices: Part 1

Dr. Marni Feuerman - How Our Attachment History Impacts Our Partner Choices: Part 1

July 2, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, host Karen Buckwalter welcomes Dr. Marni Feuerman for part one of their conversation on how our attachment past informs our current romantic lives, the topic of her new book, Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships. Part two will be released Tuesday July 9th at noon, EDT.

Dr. Marni Feuerman is a licensed clinical social worker and licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in South Florida. She holds a master’s degree in social work and a doctorate in psychology. She is both a certified emotionally focused couples therapist and discernment counselor.  She is a nationally recognized relationship and marriage expert with an array of media contributions appearing on Time, HuffPo, Bustle, Reader's Digest, and many others. As a freelance writer, Dr. Marni has numerous syndicated articles appearing on HuffPo, The Gottman Institute, Dr. Oz's ShareCare, and YourTango.com. She is the former marriage expert for About.com and has over one hundred articles on their family of websites. Dr. Marni wrote her debut self-help book titled, Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships available on Amazon and everywhere books are sold. Ghosted and Breadcrumbed is an insightful book full of solutions to help women break free from painful and repetitive patterns in dating and relationships.

Dr. Margaret Blaustein- What is the ARC Model? Part 2

Dr. Margaret Blaustein- What is the ARC Model? Part 2

June 25, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, host Karen Buckwalter concludes her two part discussion with Dr. Margaret Blaustein, Ph.D. and co-developer of the ARC Model on exactly what the ARC Model, or Attachment Regulation and Competency, is.

Margaret E. Blaustein, Ph.D., is a practicing clinical psychologist whose career has focused on the understanding and treatment of complex childhood trauma and its sequelae. With an emphasis on the importance of understanding the child-, the family-, and the provider-in-context, her study has focused on identification and translation of key principles of intervention across treatment settings, building from the foundational theories of childhood development, attachment, and traumatic stress.

With Kristine Kinniburgh, Dr. Blaustein is co-developer of the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) treatment framework (Kinniburgh & Blaustein, 2005), and co-author of the text, Treating Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Fostering Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competence (Blaustein & Kinniburgh, 2010). She has provided extensive training and consultation to providers within the US and abroad. Dr. Blaustein is currently the Director of the Center for Trauma Training in Needham, MA, and is actively involved in local, regional, and national collaborative groups dedicated to the empathic, respectful, and effective provision of services to this population.

Dr. Margaret Blaustein- What is the ARC Model? Part 1

Dr. Margaret Blaustein- What is the ARC Model? Part 1

June 18, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, host Karen Buckwalter welcomes Dr. Margaret Blaustein, Ph.D. and co-developer of the ARC Model in part one of their discussion on exactly what the ARC Model, or Attachment Regulation and Competency, is.

Margaret E. Blaustein, Ph.D., is a practicing clinical psychologist whose career has focused on the understanding and treatment of complex childhood trauma and its sequelae. With an emphasis on the importance of understanding the child-, the family-, and the provider-in-context, her study has focused on identification and translation of key principles of intervention across treatment settings, building from the foundational theories of childhood development, attachment, and traumatic stress.

With Kristine Kinniburgh, Dr. Blaustein is co-developer of the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) treatment framework (Kinniburgh & Blaustein, 2005), and co-author of the text, Treating Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Fostering Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competence (Blaustein & Kinniburgh, 2010). She has provided extensive training and consultation to providers within the US and abroad. Dr. Blaustein is currently the Director of the Center for Trauma Training in Needham, MA, and is actively involved in local, regional, and national collaborative groups dedicated to the empathic, respectful, and effective provision of services to this population.

Donna Potter on The Problem with RAD Diagnosis, Part 2

Donna Potter on The Problem with RAD Diagnosis, Part 2

June 11, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, host Karen Buckwalter concludes her two part conversation with Donna Potter, LCSW and Professor in the Duke University School of Medicine, about the problems with RAD, or Reactive Attachment Disorder, Diagnosis.

Donna Potter, has worked with traumatized children and families since 1992 and has been an instructor for Duke University’s Department of Psychiatry since 2000. She is endorsed as a trainer by the developers of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). She currently serves as the lead trainer and senior clinical faculty consultant for these two models for the NC Child Treatment Program at CCFH.

Ms. Potter has provided consultation to the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse on issues of diagnosis and treatment of Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), including having co-written the clinical guidelines for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of RAD. She has provided training to child welfare using NCTSN’s Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit and to community clinicians providing military-informed treatment to members of the military and their families through the Welcome Back Veterans Project.